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Mitsubishi Electric HC5

A fully featured 140000:1 1920 x 1080 data projector
140000:1 1080p (1920x1080) Yes 23dB Aug 2013
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date

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Mitsubishi Electric HC5 Review

With mediocre reviews and features, we have scored the Mitsubishi Electric HC5 as follows for Summary.
50
1
Not Currently for Sale
50
Good Features
31
$110 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
28
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 28?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better data projectors are available. View the latest data projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of $110 over 1 year, which are typical compared to the other 1,756 projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Supports full HD
HD-Ready
Very dim projector brightness
Quite short service life of lamp

Mitsubishi Electric HC5 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Nice Design

One Mitsubishi Electric HC5 reviewer who reviewed the Mitsubishi Electric HC5 wrote that it was a good design. Cnet.com.au wrote “Au that have strong design motifs; units that are engineered to look good on a projector stand or suspended from the ceiling - models from Sony”.

One customer who bought this projectors said that it was good looking. Cnet.com said on expert review site CNET.com “Although stylish and affordable for a 1080p projector” but in spite of that gave it a score of 68 out of 100.

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Reasonably Priced

Some Mitsubishi Electric HC5 owners who bought it thought it was good value for money. Expert review site Cnet.com wrote in their Mitsubishi Electric HC5 review “Although stylish and affordable for a 1080p projector” but even so gave it a score of 3 stars. Projectorcentral.com wrote in their review nine years ago “A 720p projector retailing at $1,495 is an outstanding value for the money” and gave the Mitsubishi Electric HC5 a score of 5 stars. Projectorreviews.com mentioned “Since the HC5000BL is the first \"affordable\" 1080p projector I have reviewed”.

Good Product Quality

One person mentioned in their reviews that it was good quality. Expert website Good Gear Guide.com.au scored it 5 stars and mentioned eight years ago “Versatility to deliver the latest high definition content while also being able to play regular DVDs at high quality” in their review of this projectors.

Good High Def TV

One Mitsubishi Electric HC5 reviewer thought it was good at displaying high definition TV. Gadgetguy.com.au wrote nine years ago “The Mitsubishi HC5000 is an excellent projector, producing among the best images from any high definition projector at any price” in their review of the Mitsubishi Electric HC5.

Robust

One person said in their reviews that this projectors was well made. Cnet.com.au said on expert review site CNET.com.au “Au that have strong design motifs; units that are engineered to look good on a projector stand or suspended from the ceiling - models from Sony” in their review of this projectors and gave this projectors a score of 80 out of 100.

Superior Technical Features

One person concluded that it had good features. Nine years ago Soundandvision.com wrote “HDMI and DVI inputs, rest TBD Features We Like” in their review of the Mitsubishi Electric HC5.


Features

Very Dim Projector Brightness

The Mitsubishi Electric HC5 has a fairly dim projector brightness (only 1,100 ANSI lumen) compared to most of the other projectors. The average projector brightness of data projectors is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Supports Full HD

The Mitsubishi Electric HC5 supports full HD, unlike most of the other data projectors which do not support full HD.

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Quite Short Service Life of Lamp

The shortest service life of lamp of multimedia projectors is 20h and the longest is 40,000h. When compared to other projectors, the Mitsubishi Electric HC5's service life of lamp of only 2,000 hours is one of the shortest.

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HD-Ready

The Mitsubishi Electric HC5 is HD-Ready, as are most of the other projectors.

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3D-Ready

The Mitsubishi Electric HC5 is 3D-ready, as are most of the other projectors.

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1920 X 1080 Resolution

The Mitsubishi Electric HC5 has a maximum resolution of 1920 x 1080. That's over nine times the resolution of a 280 x 800 projector, which is the most frequently found resolution. In addition, this data projector has a projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080). The worst resolution of all projectors is 280 x 800 and the best is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

Multimedia projectors have noise levels of between 10dB and 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. At only 23 decibels, the Mitsubishi Electric HC5 has a very quiet noise level compared to most of the other projectors.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

Mitsubishi Electric released the HC5 in August 2013.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The average 1 year running cost of the HC5 is $110 based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 1,756 projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers mitsubishi hc5
Barcodes 00798304279498, 04066023305702

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